Tranxene T-Tab Side Effects
Generic Name: clorazepate
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 29, 2019.
Note: This document contains side effect information about clorazepate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Tranxene T-Tab.
More frequent side effects include: irritability. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
For the Consumer
Applies to clorazepate: oral tablet
Oral route (Tablet)
Concomitant use of benzodiazepines and opioids may result in profound sedation, respiratory depression, coma, or death. Reserve use for patients for whom alternative therapies are inadequate and limit use to lowest possible dose and shortest possible duration. Monitor for signs or symptoms of respiratory depression and sedation.
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, clorazepate (the active ingredient contained in Tranxene T-Tab) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking clorazepate:
- Bladder pain
- bloody or cloudy urine
- difficult, burning, or painful urination
- frequent urge to urinate
- lower back or side pain
- shakiness and unsteady walk
- slurred speech
- trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
- unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking clorazepate:
Symptoms of overdose
- Change in consciousness
- loss of consciousness
- relaxed and calm
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of clorazepate may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- Blurred vision
- double vision
- dry mouth
- feeling sad or empty
- loss of appetite
- loss of interest or pleasure
- mental confusion
- nausea or vomiting
- passing of gas
- seeing double
- skin rash
- stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort
- trouble with concentrating
- trouble with sleeping
- unusual tiredness or weakness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to clorazepate: oral tablet
The most commonly reported side effect was drowsiness.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Ataxia, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nervousness, slurred speech[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Dry mouth, various gastrointestinal complaints[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Blurred vision, diplopia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Transient skin rash[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Fatigue[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Genitourinary complaints[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Abnormal kidney function tests[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Decreased hematocrit[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Decrease in systolic blood pressure[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Tranxene (clorazepate)." Abbott Pharmaceutical, Abbott Park, IL.
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